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Since 1971, Detroit, rock & roll and WRIF have been inseparable. As we lead up to the half century celebration, we dive into the history of the iconic radio station and people who made it the true home of rock & roll.

History of WRIF Podcast History of WRIF Podcast

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    • 4.8 • 169 Ratings

Since 1971, Detroit, rock & roll and WRIF have been inseparable. As we lead up to the half century celebration, we dive into the history of the iconic radio station and people who made it the true home of rock & roll.

    Chapter XIII - Screamin' Scott

    Chapter XIII - Screamin' Scott

    Screamin Scott recounts his journey to WRIF and the 24 wonderful years on the air for his beloved hometown radio station.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Chapter XII - Drew Lane Part 2

    Chapter XII - Drew Lane Part 2

    Part 2 of Drew Lane's (Drew and Mike) radio career at and beyond WRIF and their long run as the #1 radio show in Detroit.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Chapter XII - Drew Lane Part 1

    Chapter XII - Drew Lane Part 1

    Drew Lane (Drew and Mike) recounts his early radio career and their long run as the #1 radio show in Detroit at WRIF

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Chapter XI - Mike Staff

    Chapter XI - Mike Staff

    Mike Staff is the focus of this discussion as WRIF’s Meltdown talks to Mike about his journey from WJR, WLLZ, WKLT, CD 106 and finally WRIF.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Chapter X - Meltdown

    Chapter X - Meltdown

    Afternoon Drive host Meltdown talks about growing up outside of Buffalo and getting the call to move to Detroit to work at WRIF in 1995 and the wonderful, crazy journey the last 25 years has been

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Chapter IX - Peter Werbe

    Chapter IX - Peter Werbe

    Peter Werbe, one of the original and longest-running personalities in WRIF history looks back at his storied career.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
169 Ratings

169 Ratings

Wa007 ,

Memories

Growing up with station brings back memories and also hear from the best djs that were on the radio!

mudshovel? ,

Great podcast

Great inside stories from Detroit’s heavy hitters. I feel like, at least in part, I was raised by the WRIF. Hearing the stories about how everybody got their start and who helped them along the way. Hearing The Drew and Mike highlights made me laugh again. Mike’s laugh.

BIIIIIIIITTTCH!!!!!!!

Larry Lebowksi ,

Drew blows

Drew blows!

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